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Slippers

I ordered these slippers to wear around the house and in the lobby so as not to upset management although you can’t disguise the wheelchair. I also have a new shower chair and although I believe I can take a shower on my own, they want to start by having a blue coat around just […]

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1636 Smells

One bright day, maybe I was eight years old, dad bought me a Gilbert chemistry set. He had a scientific bent. Albert Einstein was one of his heros. I was no Einstein. Whatever scientific kits my dad gave me were turned into weapons. If I had the ingredients poison gas would have been on the agenda. Luckily the internet was in the future.

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1636 University Thread

1636 University Avenue   First of all, there’s no way the court between the buildings could’ve been that narrow (1636 is on the right). Somehow they shrunk the entire courtyard in the 40 years since I lived there.   Long before we had heard of squash or racquet ball, we had a version that must’ve […]